Our View Of Water – Still Too Narrow

A repeating theme in my posts is that man continues to have too narrow a view on water. We react to crises and then jump to have government fix, or prevent future and similar problems. The problem is that man still refuses to see into the future, and focuses myopically on putting band aids on problems that are isolated and small when compared to the total picture. Again, I cite…

The Pope Is All Wet – In A Good Way!

This week, on February 23-24, at an event organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, taking place in the Vatican’s Casina Pio IV, Pope Frances spoke about the dire importance of Water. He cited death and sickness due to poor water quality, and stated that he believes everyone has a right to safe drinking water. I don’t know that I agree with this, only because the planet does in fact provide…

It’s Groundhog Day. Bill Murray’s Not So Funny Water Message

The other day I had yet another of what has become a continuing and frustrating conversation about water. Bill Murray’s frustration in the movie Groundhog day is nothing compared to the ongoing frustration I face every day with my own “Ned Ryerson”. The collective vision our leaders have about water is so narrow, uninformed, and lacking in forward thinking that it crosses the lines of hard-headed-ness and stupidity, an ventures into…